Susan Koefoed - International Marine Purchasing Association (IMPA)

Sustainable Supply Chain Management Award Judge

After completing her two-and-a-half-year education programme as a chartering broker, Susan continued her education by studying Economics and Maritime Law at the same time as entering the maritime industry as a chartering broker where she spent time living and working in the UK. When she returned to her native Denmark, she continued her career with Nordana Line and then Dafra Line before heading up purchasing and logistics at Weco Shipping, formerly Dannebrog Rederi. After a spell as IMPA’s CFO she was appointed into the Chair in 2015. Susan has been an active campaigner for corporate social responsibility and instrumental in driving IMPA’s agenda in the field of sustainability. She is a fierce advocate for digitalisation and the use of technology in driving innovation in maritime procurement and logistics.